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State-of-the-Art Fitness Equipment available for use
M, W, F from 7:30 am-3:30 pm
T & TH from 7:30 am-11:30 am
by registration only.

Computer Lab is available for use
M, W, F from 7:30 am-3:30 pm
T & Th from 7:30 am-11:30 pm
by registration only.

Due to COVID-19 pre-registration is
required to participate in all activities.
Stop at the office window to have your
temperature scanned when you arrive.
Masks are required at all times
except when on an exercise machine.

 

 

• Call 736-6842 to register for all senior activities. Complete details for activities are included in the newsletter, “The Senior Connection.” To receive your newsletter please fill out a 2021 Membership Form and return with $25.00 to the Senior Citizens Program, 115 Lincoln Avenue West, Fergus Falls, MN  56537.

 

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.



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Menu

Due to COVID, meals
are currently not served
on the premises, but are
available for take-out
or delivery by calling
731-8568.
 

All meals served with low-fat milk,
bread and margarine. Meals are
prepared in a facility that uses
wheat, soy, dairy and nuts.

 

Menu is subject to change

 

 

• Call 736-6842 for reservations at least one day in advance. Reservations will not be taken after 10:00 a.m. the day of a meal.

• Nutrition Services, Inc. provides this service through a contract with the Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging with funding from the Federal Older American’s Act through the Minnesota Board on Aging.

• Participants do not need to be members of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. to enjoy the meals at the Senior Center.

• Suggested donation is $4.00 per meal for persons 60 years of age and older, and $7.00 for persons under 60.

 

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.



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Membership

Membership fees, as established by the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Board of Directors, are $25.00 per person per year. Members must be 55 years of age and older, and their spouse or caretaker may become a member regardless of their age. A paid membership entitles the member to the monthly newsletter, free notary service, voting privileges, and reduced prices on activities. All money received from memberships goes into the Senior Citizens Activity Fund.

Please feel free to download the application form below and return it to the Senior Citizens Program at 115 Lincoln Avenue West, Fergus Falls MN  56537 with your membership fee. Your membership card will be mailed when we receive your payment. If you have any questions, call 736-6842.

 

Membership Application

Click the following link to download the Membership Application: 2021 Membership Form

 

Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc.
Membership Application

 

$25 ENCLOSED__________     CARD #_____________
(office use)

 

NAME________________________________________

ADDRESS_____________________________________

EMAIL________________________________________

TELEPHONE___________________________________

BIRTH DATE__________________________________

EMERGENCY CONTACT:

NAME________________________________________

TELEPHONE___________________________________

RELATIONSHIP________________________________

 

 

 

WAIVER: In consideration of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. accepting this application, I, for myself, my spouse, my heirs, executors, and/or administrators, release and forever discharge the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. and its officers, employees, directors, volunteers, agents, servants, and all connected with the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. of and from any and all rights, claims, demands, and actions of any and every nature whatsoever, for any and all loss, damage, injuries sustained by me or my property at any time. I also authorize the use of any and all photographs taken within the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. to be used for publicity of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. I declare, for myself, and/or my spouse, that I/we am/are physically sound and medically approved to participate in the activities of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc., and that I have been instructed to get my doctor’s permission before engaging in any activity offered through the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc.

 

Signature____________________  Date__________

 

 

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.



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Contact

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Whatweoffer

Activities

quilting2The Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program is a great place to socialize with friends and watch your social network grow. We offer a variety of programs to fit the needs of all senior citizens from 55 years of age and older. Our activities are currently limited due to COVID-19.

 

Exercise


nustepOur Exercise Programs are Top Notch!
We offer the Life Fitness Circuit Series for strength training, plus a hip abductor, and pec/delt fly, four NuSteps, four TechnoGym Excite Jog treadmills, two Technogym upright LED bikes, a TechnoGym Crossover 700, SCIFIT climber, SCIFIT elliptical, and two SCIFIT recumbent/arm bikes that are wheelchair accessible. Orientation classes to use the equipment are held prior to using the equipment. After an orientation session to the equipment, members are welcome to use the equipment by appointment during Senior Center hours We encourage participants starting a new exercise routine to have a discussion with their physician prior to using the equipment.

 

Keep exercising while you are sheltering at home during the coronavirus with these videos:

 

https://go.tivityhealth.com/hubfs/On-Demand%20Flyer.pdf?utm_campaign=COVID-19%20Communication&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=85037192&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–p6hw-WXxQXd7Ck7K9Xuxc-KqDWqB2RABHHhseUy5TcdESS7MhJ4RCQrpSvEzEA-v1MeKE&utm_content=85037192&utm_source=hs_email

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmk21KJuZUM7kDgg7EOsXqPKAoOnD5Q8N

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yom2dTNQaUs&list=PLRtwL9_Usl0y8CRs6KSHyHhD7nhU2ECwM&index=8&t=221s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zg3u8ceNDE&list=PLRtwL9_Usl0y8CRs6KSHyHhD7nhU2ECwM&index=9&t=96s

https://www.ncoa.org/blog/encouraging-older-adults-to-stay-active-and-safe-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

 

The Fergus Falls Senior Center is a Silver Sneakers® and Renew Active participating fitness center! Silver Sneakers and Renew Active are designed specifically to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Silver Sneakers and Renew Active provide eligible members with no-cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans.

 

We are your “Healthy Aging Center.”

Nutrition

 

Lunch PicNutrition Services, Inc. operates a nutrition program at the Senior Center Monday through Friday. Meals are currently not available on-site due to COVID-19. Meals can be delivered by volunteers through Meals by Wheels by calling 731-8568. Nutritionally balanced meals consist of such entrees as barbecued ribs, pork chops, chicken, roast beef, turkey, casseroles, plus all the trimmings. Frozen meals are also available. The suggested price of a meal is $4.00 for people who are 60 and older. People under 60 years of age are welcome to attend for a suggested price of $7.00. This program is funded by the Older Americans Act and administered by the Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging.

 

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.



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Disclosures

Mission

The mission of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. is to enrich the lives and promote the independent lifestyles of the senior citizens of the Fergus Falls area, including, but not limited to, providing programs and classes dealing with nutrition, outreach, social service or employment opportunities.

Board of Directors

TERM ENDS NAME AND OFFICE HELD
2023  Cheri Hoeper (1st term)
2023  Brian Malchert (1st term)
2023  Dolores Simdorn (1st term)
2023  Marlys Bald (2nd term)
2023  Marietta Bullis (2nd term)
2022  Bob Englehart, Vice President (2nd term)
2022  Carolyn Johnson (2nd term)
2022  Val Narveson (1st term)
2022  Sharon Stevens (1st term)
2022  Marlene Wilde (1st term)
2021  Dennis Bogen (2nd term)
2021  David A. Bald, President (2nd term)
2021  Jim Sha (2nd term)
2021  Pat Jampsa (partial term)

 

 

• Board members are elected for three-year terms, unless they are finishing a vacated term, at the annual meeting which is held the second Wednesday in May. Board members can hold only two consecutive terms (six years), and then they must rotate off the board for at least one year. Candidates must be members of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc.

• Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 115 Lincoln Avenue West, Fergus Falls MN.

 

 

2019 Annual Report

IRS Tax Exempt Letter

IRS Form 1023

 

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.



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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
and closeness of the vaccine,
the Fergus Falls Senior Center
is closed until further notice
or at least through February 10, 2021.

There will be no February newsletter.
2020 members will receive the
first newsletter we distribute in 2021.

 

Senior Center Hours:

M, W, & F from 7:30 am-3:30 pm
T & Th from 7:30 am-10:30 pm

 

Stop at the office to check-in for
all activities when you arrive to
have your temperature scanned.

 

We Are Your Healthy Aging Center!

The Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is to enrich the lives and promote the independent lifestyles of the senior citizens of the Fergus Falls area.

 

 

 

 

We are your vaccination
against loneliness and frailty,
and your prescription for vitality!

 

 

 

Please give to our
Year-End Giving Campaign.

 

Watch our commercial as aired on KVRR Television:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6A6gkBugNs

 

City of Fergus FallsCity of Fergus Falls Staff: Kathy Sporre, CSA®, Director 

 

 

 

• Nutritious meals for seniors are made by Nutrition Services, Inc. Meals by Wheels meals are prepared here.

For information on other senior services in the area log onto the MinnesotaHelp.Info website.

 



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